Momma’s Shrimp and Tada Salad

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Gullah Home Cooking the Daufuskie Way

By Sallie Ann Robinson

Published 2003

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This is a recipe that feeds my beenyah soul. It’s simple, but when you work from raw ingredients, as we did, it’s a project. We had to catch the shrimp, then head, peel (shell), and devein them. Potatoes had to be planted, tended, dug, washed, peeled, cut, and boiled. And all the other ingredients had to be bought, grown, or collected. The sea and the garden, as well as all we did to harvest from both, come together in what remains one of my favorite dishes.

I remember shrimp and ta